Country Specific SIM For The UK (United Kingdom Virgin Mobile)
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Country-Specific SIM Card For The UK
This Virgin Mobile SIM Card For The UK Includes:
A Virgin Mobile SIM card to fit your phone 2 Pounds of starter airtime credit Free incoming calls A local phone number while in the UK No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check SMS (text messaging)
Domestic rates for England and throughout the UK are per minute for outgoing calls within the UK (while you are in the UK). All incoming calls are free, regardless of where they originate.
Call Rate (per minute)
Mobiles from other network operators
National Toll Rate numbers
Local Toll Rate numbers
Customer Service via 789
Text messages to Virgin Mobiles within the UK
Text messages to mobiles on other UK networks
International rates are per minute for international outgoing calls within UK from your UK SIM card while you are in UK. All incoming calls, regardless of where they originate, are free with your Virgin Mobile UK SIM card.
Call Rate (per minute)
The Republic of Ireland / Island of Man
USA and Canada
Europe and most other countries
Rest of the world
International text messages
20p per msg
To receive your full call credit you will need to first visit the Virgin UK website to register your SIM or you will need to purchase a reload voucher after you arrive in The UK.
Your UK Virgin cell phone number will be printed on the back of your UK SIM card package. Callers will not be able to leave you messages until after you arrive in The UK and follow the below instructions to activate your SIM:
Be sure that battery is charged Turn on your phone Set you cell phone to the GSM 900/1800 frequency (as needed)Insert the UK Virgin mobile SIM chip into the cellular phone *Enter PIN code Start calling **
Customer service with your UK Virgin Mobile SIM card is available 24/7 simply by dialing 789 from the cell phone or 08456000 789 from a landline.
* You will need to snap out the thumbnail sized UK SIM card along the perforated edge of its holder and then insert the UK SIM card into your international cell phone with the gold contacts of the UK SIM card facing the metal contacts of your international cellular phone.
** When calling overseas from the United States to your UK cellular phone number callers will need to dial 011 followed by the country code 44 and then your UK cell phone number, omitting the first 0 (zero). To call abroad from your UK cell phone simply dial 00 followed by the country code and phone number. To call InTouchSmartcards you would dial 0017032227161.
From time to time, your prepaid UK Virgin Mobile SIM card may need to be recharged with airtime credit. In order to credit your UK Virgin Mobile SIM card with additional airtime, simply
1. Purchase a Virgin Mobile airtime (Top-up card) voucher from a Kiosk or authorized Virgin dealer.
2. Scratch off the gray panel to reveal your airtime top-up pin code.
3. Phone 789 (free) from your phone and follow the instructions.
To add airtime to your UK Virgin Mobile SIM, you can also register you credit card by dialing 789 from your GSM cellphone. You can check your balance anytime while in the UK for free by dialing 798 from your cell phone.
The Virgin Mobile SIM card is valid for a period of 180 from activation (when you arrive in the UK or 90 days from the last time you added talk time (whichever is later).
Note:Due to supply constraints beyond our control we ocassionally may need to substitute another carrier's SIM in place of Virgin. If you need a specific carriers SIM that you do not see listed on our site, be sure to call us for availability.
If you will also be travelling to other countries besides UK and are looking fora global SIM card that has world-wide coverage, you will want to consider ourSmartFree Global SIM card that works in over 140 countries and offers free incoming calls in 90 countries.
Wondering if you can use your Quadband Tmobile or AT&T phone on your trip to The UK?
Watch this quick video to learn how to have your GSM Phone unlocked.